Meibrys Viloria via Milb.com Jared Ravich

Predicting Minor League Breakout Performers

Before we know where players will be assigned, let’s take a quick look at who may be on the verge of a breakout based on their performances one season ago. Not really a breakout candidate after last year but I expect Storm Chaser’s Hunter Dozier to improve on his solid season at Triple-A. Look to a […]

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Prospecting the Royals, Process Reboot

When Dayton Moore accepted the offer to become the Royals general manager in June of 2006, he arrived knowing that the farm system, his specialty, was one of the most barren in the game. Despite years of picking in the Top 10 of the MLB draft, the Royals ranked just 23rd of the organizational rankings by Baseball America that […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 8-22-16

Royals’ affiliates went just 1-5 on Monday. HR Roll Call – Chris DeVito (8), Gabriel Cancel (4) BP Kansas City Hitter of the Day – Chris DeVito: 2-3, HR, BB, 3 R, 2 RBI BP Kansas City Pitcher of the Day – Randy Acevedo: 6 IP, 5 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 5 K […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 7-19-16

A 4-3 record for the affiliates with a few Latin signees with big days at Triple-A and rookie level Idaho Falls. HR Roll Call: Hunter Dozier (18), Raul Mondesi (8), Meibrys Viloris (5), David Edwards (4), Gabriel Cancel (2), Seuly Matias (5), Jose Carabello (3) BP KC Hitter of the Day – Raul Mondesi 3-5, […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 7-18-16

4-4 day with a big offensive day in the Dominican. HR Roll Call: Travis Maezes (10), Seuly Matias (4) BP KC Hitter of the Day – Boo Vazquez 2-4, 2R, 2-3b, RBI BP KC Pitcher of the Day – Andres Machado 5 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 4 K, 8-2 GO-FO, 52p/37k Omaha […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 7-11-16

HR Roll Call Frank Schwindel (15), Corey Toups (4), Samir Duenez (10), Chris Devito (5), Luke Willis (2) BP KC Hitter of the Day – Meibrys Viloria 2-3 2R, 2b, 3b, 3 RBI, 2 BB BP KC Pitcher of the Day – Andres Machado 5 IP 4 H 1 Er 1 BB 6 K 6-2 […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 7-10-16

It was a 2-4 day for the affiliates with an extra inning win for NW Arkansas. HR Roll Call Orland Calixte (7), Mauricio Ramos (5), Logan Moon (2), Chris Devito (4), Emmanuel Rivera (1), Meibrys Viloria (4) BP KC Hitter of the Day – Meibrys Viloria 5-5 2R, 2b, HR, 3 RBI BP KC Pitcher […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 7-4-16

The affiliates went 5-3 with a 458 foot walkoff home run in Idaho Falls. HR Roll Call Hunter Dozier (16), Irving Falu (3), Wander Franco (5), Marten Gasparini (6), Mike Hill (4), Jecksson Flores (4), Meibrys Viloria (4), Jeison Guzman (1) BP KC Hitter of the Day – Meibrys Viloria 3-5 3R, 2b, HR, 6 […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 7-2-16

4-3 day for the affiliates on Saturday. HR Roll Call: Anderson Miller (2), Meibrys Viloria (2), Logan Nottebrok (1), Esteury Ruiz (3) BP KC Hitter of the Day – Samir Duenez 3-4, 3b, 2 RBI BP KC Pitcher of the Day – Travis Eckert 4 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 5 K, 5-0 […]